Snacks & Candy

Snacks and candy category news for the convenience store retail industry.

Snack brand introduces mobile prizes, updates logo and packaging

PLANO, Texas -- The Cracker Jack brand from PepsiCo's Frito-Lay division is unveiling a whole new approach to the “prize inside” fun with baseball-inspired mobile digital experiences directly from the sticker inside. "The Cracker Jack Prize Inside has been as much a part of the nostalgia and love...

Here's what consumers decided in the first Flavor Swap campaign

PLANO, Texas -- For the Flavor Swap promotion , the Lay's potato-chip brand asked Americans for the first time to help decide which Lay's flavors should stay and which flavors should go. After receiving millions of consumer votes, Lay's fans picked Lay's Flamin' Hot, Lay's Cheddar & Sour Cream...

Issues allergy alert on undeclared peanuts

BOHEMIA, N.Y. -- Glenn Wayne Wholesale Bakery of Bohemia, N.Y., is recalling select 7-Eleven Fresh to Go brand cookies because they may contain undeclared peanuts, according to the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) . People who have an allergy to peanuts run the risk of serious or life-...

New packaging supports Team USA in Rio 2016 Olympic Games
Candy maker acquires Ripple Brand Collective
Toaster pastry brand goes to the beverage cooler for inspiration
New eating occasions bring new opportunities for c-stores
Second major supplier to jump into new snack segment
Snack company joins campaign in support of local soccer teams, communities
Fruit + Veggie bars aim to expand children’s palates